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CNN
Jul 15, 2011 2:00am PDT
newspapers in news international is the name of the company, rebekah brooks has resigned. this is a message from rebeka brooks, which we're working to confirm, the ceo of news international has said she has resigned because she feels a deep sense of responsibility for the people we have hurt, that's her quote. that's rebekah brooks. she wants to reiterate, she says, how sorry i am for what we know to have taken place. she is resigning as the ceo of news international, which is the parent company of the news corporation newspapers. she's been there for 22 years. she's been under a great deal of pressure. she was one of the three people who has been subpoenaed to british parliament to testify. she is the one, she's a british citizen, so she is compelled to go, although we do have news this morning that both rupert murdoch and his son, while rupert murdoch is not a british citizen, will in fact testify before parliament. there she is, rebekah brooks, being supported by rupert murdoch, she has offered her resignation and has left the company. >>> can you guess which newsmaker made this statemen
FOX News
Jul 17, 2011 4:00pm PDT
. and the police chief resigning following allegations of his involvement in the scandal. rebecca brook was arrested in london the former ceo of news international, owned by the parent company of the fox news channel and works for the form world of the news editor, and brook saying she voluntarily went to the police to assist with their investigation into allegations that news of the world employees hacked into voice mail of people whom they were covering. our correspondent, amy kellogg has more from london. >> yes, rebecca brooks said she went to the police by appointment and ended unarrest with the hacking scandal and involved not only the media, but certain members of the government accused to be too close to the powerful players in the media and even police accused of taking bribes to get information to the news of the world journalist and the head of scotland yard resigned without warning and police were under attack for hiring the news of the world editor was a consultant and arrested on friday. the metropolitan police commissioner said though he had nothing to hide. he thought th
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 3:00am EDT
to the bank. >>. the growing scandal that threatens to sink a media empire. rebekah brooks was released from custody after hours of questioning. >> the head of scotland yard has stepped down even though this top cop insists he did nothing wrong. >> reporter: rebekah brooks was rupert murdock's protege and it's said he considered her his other daughter. sunday she went to scotland yard to answer questions about the cell phone hacking scandal that occurred when she was editor of the tabloid newspaper "news of the world." that they hacked the cell phones of 4,000 people in search of scoops. >> there's no way that a reporter can come in with the kind of salacious, page one stories that "the news of the world" was running without an editor saying, how'd you get that story? who was your source? >> reporter: later in the day, another bombshell. the head of scotland yard resigning. surpail stevenson said he had no involvement in his force's failure to investigate alleged criminal acts by murdock's journalists, nor of the alleged bribery of police officers by "news of the world" reporters. >> i had n
CBS
Jul 18, 2011 4:30am EDT
. >> reporter: british police want rebecca brooks to tell them what she knows. the former chief executive of news international was arrested when she went to the police station for a planned appointment. she was to appear before parliament on tuesday. some question the timing of the arrest. >> i really feel this inhibits the hearing. >> reporter: another unexpected twist was hours after her arrest. the london chief of police resigned over questions on how the department has investigated the case and his links to a key figure in the scandal. >> i, and the people who know me, know my integrity is completely intact. >> reporter: there's police describes, and hacking voice mails of celebrities, politicians, and murder victims. there's an inquiry whether journalists tryied to hack the phones of the 9/11 victims. >> there's questions if the news practice has been corrupted by rupert and his corporation. they tried to break the law to report the story. >> reporter: direct apology from rupert murdoch ran throughout the weekend. it said directly we are sorry. >> brooks was released on bail, and sh
MSNBC
Jul 12, 2011 11:00am EDT
" newspaper which at the time was led by rebecca brooks. they gained information that his son had cystic fibrosis. it was only known by a small group of individuals and was somehow leaked to "the sun." they heard of these allegations and want more information. the "sun" stands by its reporting and the means they got the information. >> is george michael being called into these hearings, as well, because of some meeting he had with rebecca brooks? >> reporter: well george michael, interestingly, popped up a bit because he has been tweeting on this issue. he is being called in to scotland yard as part of their investigation to answer some questions. that's because he said that rebecca brooks, he said this in a tweet, rebecca brooks told him almost all the information that appeared in the tabloid was given to them by the police. he went on in a later tweet and talked about the fact that most likely the police are getting quite a bit of money for coming up with these tips. the investigation continues and is widening. in an effort to do something that is exhaustive this time they are checking
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 3:05am PDT
emerging. >> reporter: and there is more. rebekah brooks, just days ago she was at the apex of power running rupert murdoch's british operations. it is said he considered her his other daughter. on friday, she resigned from the company. she was arrested. the tenth arrest since this scandal erupted two weeks ago. brooks was editor of "the news of the world" from 2000 to 2003, when much of the alleged criminal activity took place. she has insisted she knew nothing about it. >> there's no way that a reporter can come in with the kind of salacious, page one stories that "the news of the world" was running without an editor saying, how'd you get that story? who was your source? >> reporter: those are some of the questions that are certain to be asked on tuesday when brooks, her boss rupert murdoch, and james murdococ son and heir, are scheduled to appear before a committee of the british parliament. now that brooks has been arrested it's not clear that she will appear, and if she does, that she will say anything. >> remember, this will be the first time on tuesday that the people at the s
CNN
Jul 17, 2011 4:00pm EDT
that murdoch exec rebecca brooks was arrested. he was asked to show up for questioning. the next thing you know she was arrested. tell us more about that. >> that's right. these are basically two strands of the same scandal that are happening. in her case, in rebecca brook's case, she had an appointment to see the police today in the afternoon. she walked in and was apparently arrested in connection with the investigations not just of the phone hacking allegations, but into investigations of paying out police for information. so we have -- as far as we understand it, rebecca brooks is still being questioned almost for seven hours now. and we haven't heard about her release. we're still waiting to hear more from police. >> so is there a feeling this is just kind of the tip of the iceberg as it pertains to arrests, questioning, resignations? >> definitely. it certainly shows that the scandal is growing wider and wider involving more officials, more higher ups. i should point out, rebecca brooks's arrest is the most high-profile arrest. and with each arrest it has gotten closer and closer to the m
FOX News
Jul 17, 2011 1:00pm PDT
brooks still being questioned. the newspaper was owned by news corp the parent company of fox news and senior foreign affairs correspondent amy legaling on is live. >> reporter: it mass affected the highest levels of news corp but also the british head of police. the police have been under fire for allegedly taking bribes bribes from news of the world jiorts and also employing a deputy editor as a consultant. he was arrested on friday. finally for not handling the phone hacking scandal thoroughly the first time around. >> as commissioner, i have ultimate responsibility we find our position in. with hindsight i wish we were involved in this affair differently. >> reporter: what many have called a shocking development, former head of rupert murdoch's newspaper group, rebecca brooks was arrested for conspiracy to intersected communications. she had an appointment with police around noon today. she went in and was arrested. that was about nine hours and spoke with scotland yard and they say she is still in custody. 43-year-old brooks had top echelon of tabloid journalism here and ran t
CSPAN
Jul 18, 2011 10:00am EDT
with "washington journal." for now we go live to the brookings institution here in washington. they are going to have a talk on congressional redistricting. the moderator is thomas mann, senior fellow at brookings. several speakers. live coverage on c-span. enjoy the rest of your day. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2010] we understand some of you are compelled to tweet revenue are. if you do, we know that is the event hashtag. i know you are shocked that i said that, but there it is. [laughter] >> it was written down. >> six months ago, we had a session here, almost to the day. today, we're going to take stock of how the process is unfolding and with what consequences. why do people pay so much attention to redistricting? first of all, is a fascinating game, political junket we cannot resist. we can start talking about the midterm election before and continue on for years after as we try to discern the consequences of it. but much more importantly, they're genuinely high stakes involved in redistricting. certainly, it
ABC
Jul 15, 2011 7:00am EDT
enveloping rupert murdoch's media empire. rebekah brooks stepping down and dan harris tracking the latest overnight. >> good morning. it's important to remember that rebekah brooks wasn't just any executive, he referred to her as his daughter reportedly bought her lavish gifts and often would dine alone at her at a country pub rather than taking power meetings with business leaders or politicians. rebekah brooks worked extremely closely with rupert murdoch for 22 years including editing the newspaper at the heart of this scandal and then running all of his british newspapers. in stepping down this morning brooks said she felt a deep sense of responsibility for the people we have hurt. this resignation is the latest in a string of hard hits for murdoch. the 80-year-old titan, the man who in america owns fox news and "the wall street journal." he has remained relatively mum as this scandal has metastasized but this morning he is now finally speaking out about the scandal involving one of his tabloid papers in england, "news of the world." accused of bribing police officials and hacking into
FOX News
Jul 18, 2011 12:00pm PDT
of questions about his relationship with a number of key figures," in the hacking scandal. including brooks, the former editor of "news of the world," and former c.e.o. of news corporation british arm arrested and questioned for nine hours on sunday. james murdoch who runs the international operation and is, of course, the son of news corporation c.e.o. and another former editor of the "news of the world," who the british prime minister hired as his communications chief. >> he must take responsibility for the decisions he made in relation to andy and the decisions he made around the contacts he had, for example, with james murdoch and brooks. a sensitive time in relation to the commercial bid for certain areas. >>jonathan: the prime minister called for an emergency session of parliament on wednesday to "make a further statement." and the assistant commissioner of london's police officer is the latest figure to resign in the wake of the scandal and he was the official who said two years ago that he saw no need to re-open the hacking investigation because he did not believe there was any new
FOX
Jul 18, 2011 10:00pm EDT
arrest as a p.r. consultant. rebecca brooks who resigned as head of rupert murdoch's newspaper empire friday was arrested sunday after she had voluntarily gone in for questioning. she was released on bail. her lawyers say they now want answers about her arrest. >> the position of rebecca brooks can be simply stated. she is not guilty of any criminal offense. the position of the metropolitan police is less easy to understand. >> reporter: the government remains potentially tainted as well. with prime minister david cameron on official business in africa, again under pressure to explain why he hired andy colson as chief of communications. colson stepped down in january. he was arrested last week. >> no one has argued that the work he did in government in any way was inappropriate or bad. he worked well in government. he then left government. >> reporter: rupert murdoch who runs news corporation, the parent company of fox news and his son james, as well as rebecca brooks will sit before a parliamentary panel tomorrow as british lawmakers try to get to the bottom of hacking allegation. in
CNN
Jul 15, 2011 3:00am PDT
, rebekah brooks has resigned. >> the question is, does this mean that the walls are crumbling at news corp. it's too early to say, bulls this is a crack in the wall. she was a protege of rupert murdock, rose through the ranks, the ceo. lately, certainly have been seeing her by his side with the flowing red hair. for her to announce she is resigning is certainly big news. in fact, she even said, in her resignation letter, feels a deep responsibility as she puts it, quote, for the people we have hurt and wants to say how sorry i am for what we now know has taken place. >> interesting to hear that kind of language. really kind of resisting we did something really wrong and her resignation letter says that. >> pushing back, too. we now know. >> we didn't know before, she says. then we have that and the fact that justice department here in the united states, is getting involved in this scandal. we're hearing that the fbi is now involved. >> they are involved. and overnight, we are learning from the u.s. attorney general himself, eric holder, he told reporters in australia that, in fact, yes, th
FOX News
Jul 5, 2011 6:00am EDT
. >> editorial by david brooks in "the new york times" who talks about right now republicans have got the no brainer of the century. and he writes and says that right now, the g.o.p. offered the deal of the century trillions of dollars in spending cuts in exchange for a few hundred million dollars worth of revenue increases. or tax increases and he says that the republicans would be crazy, david brooks does, not to jack up taxes a little bit but then he goes on to say, real independents look at the 2012 election and says, you know, the republicans could have jacked up taxes that much and save that much in spending but they blew it. hence, he surmises they would lose a whole bunch of independent reporters. >> 1992, presidential election race, read my lips, no new taxes? actually, people have actually believed he meant that, right? when taxes did increase, then bill clinton came in and it's the economy stupid, 13 months later, he wins the presidency and george h.w. bush ended up being a first term president. i disagree with david brooks who i respect very much. i actually think the repu
MSNBC
Jul 26, 2011 3:00am PDT
-read opinion pages. we're going to start with "the new york times" by david brooks. it's entitled congress in the lead. are you ready? >> yeah. >>> tina, you said after you saw the speech, you thought it was dated. david brooks saying "behind the times" like he's a step behind. >> i do think that the republicans seem to be winning this. simply being so absolutely unreasonable and so willing to be irresponsible that it seems to be working. that's a terrible thing for obama. he's left as the grown-up in the room. a grown-up who concedes everything. now left only with the six month thing to say no to. and he's going to have to say yes to that because he's going to go to default. he's going to go the next six months campaigning about an issue he didn't frame right in the first time. so it's a real problem for obama. >> what we need here is one of the ronald reagan moments where the president said i will veto this bill. if john boehner sends me a temporary extension that will not calm the markets, i will veto that bill. he didn't do it last night. curious to see the follow-up conversations toda
ABC
Jul 7, 2011 7:00am EDT
the u.s. mail and mailed a $76,000 ring to his lady love. former miss texas usa brooke daniels. she said no but didn't say no to the ring. she still has it and, yes, now they have a date, not a wedding date but a date in court on friday. looks like roy could learn a few things from aaron who proposed to the love ly ly amalia. aaron did not get sucked. did you hear the knockout punch. all right. i love this story. take a look at this outrageous new toy called the megamouth and everybody hold your comments. it is so hot it is completely sold out with kids and adults using it as an inspiping way to tell others to, well, shut theirs or as dr. evil would say -- >> talk to the hand because the face don't want to hear it anymore. >> exactly. exactly. and finally, "forbes" has put out their list of the highest paid actresses had hollywood. topping the list, angelina jolie, probably no surprise and sarah jessica parker each bringing in a cool $30 million last year. they may walk the red carpet but they're also rolling in the green. boom. thank you very much. there was no sound effect for that tha
CNN
Jul 16, 2011 5:00am PDT
" was in the business holding others to account. it failed when it came to itself. rebecca brooks was in charge of news international, murdoch's company that oversaw the "news of the world." she has resigned. also resigning isles hinton, head of downtown jones company, another of mush doc's companies. he was actually the chief at news international when all this hacking first took place. we will be heading live to london for more on this at the top of the hour. >>> we are running out of time. the federal government is anyway. if there is no deal on on raising the debt ceiling by august 2nd, we are told that the u.s. government will not be able to pay all of its bills. president obama again tried to put pressure on republicans during a speech yesterday. >> the clear majority of republican voters think that any deficit reduction package should have a balanced approach and should inclue some revenues. that's not just democrats. that's the majority of republicans. >> now, according to administration officials, here's the poll. the president was referring to here. with a total of 67% saying spending cuts ar
CNN
Jul 15, 2011 10:00am PDT
. >>> as rebecca brooks steps down in the uk, the fbi now looking into the murdoch empire. susan candiotti has been all over the story and joins me live from new york. the lawyer for the dollar family telling us that murdoch apologized to that family. what else is rupert murdoch doing in terms of the damage control, and is there any indication brooks in her role might have known what is going on? >> certainly she has denied that, but as you indicated she was editor of news of the world when allegations of the hacking scandal were taking place before they came to light. she has been with that paper for 22 years, and clearly falling on her sword. she did put out a resignation letter and part of it states i am sorry for what we now know has taken place, which seems to indicate again she did not know what was going on, and now she is going to fight that allegation and cooperate in any investigation, and we'll see where it goes from there. in the meantime, rupert murdoch is going out with a full page ad, and it reads in part the news of the world was in the business of holding others to account, and we
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 7:00am PDT
empire. rebekah brooks arrested over the weekend. and has scotland yard resigning over the failures in the investigation. jeffrey kofman joins us this morning from london. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. it's incredible. this scandal unfolding with lightning speed. rupert murdoch's number two arrested. it's fair to say, the air around murdoch himself is getting awfully thin. will where will all of this stop? rupert murdoch has often said he looked on rebekah brooks as his daughter. just a week ago, he indicated that saving her was as important to saving his global empire. but this crisis well beyond his control. brooks, former editor of his now-closed "news of the world," became so toxic, on sunday, she resigned. on sunday she was arrested and questioned about alleged criminal activity while she was at the helm. >> it's very unusual for somebody to be arresteteby appointment on sunday. there could be operational reasons for that. maybe they're going to arrest somebody else today. >> reporter: as the news tightens, the focus turns to his murdoch's son, james. he is ac
CNN
Jul 18, 2011 3:00am PDT
's empire reeling this morning. rebekah brooks arrested. reported friday she had resi resigned. she's been released on bail. it's not clear if she'll testify tomorrow. last night in a shock move that has left scotland yard for accepting almost $20,000 in hospitality from a private health clinic after he had yound yund gone surgery. that health clinic was represented by a p.r. firm owned by former editor of "the news of the world." this picture is building up. this cozy relationship between the police and senior executives at news of the world. that made his position very difficult. he decided to step down last night. insisting all the while he had done nothing wrong. >> the issue of my integrity, let me set clear that i the -- the people that know me know my integrity is completely intact. i may wish we had done something differently but i will not lose sleep over my personal integrity. >> reporter: the problem was, though, this kind of web of connections just seems to be getting ever greater as more information comes to light between the police and people at the newspaper, rupert murdoch'
CBS
Jul 17, 2011 11:00pm EDT
brooks is suspected of hacking into people's phones to try to get information for news stories. so far, 10 people have been arrested in the scandal. now, this comes as the fbi is now investigating whether journalists tried to hack the phones of 9/11 victims. that has many people upset. wjz is live tonight. we have reaction from a maryland man who survived 9/11. >> nearly 10 years later, he's still counting his blessings that he made it out of the world trade center on that fateful day, but if these allegations are true, they would institute an outrageous invasion of privacy. >> reporter: when planes struck the world trade center in 2001, steve peck was on the 63rd floor of one of the buildings. he remembers what he calls one of the greatest rescue missions ever. >> the firefighters and police officers that gave their life that day, 30,000 of us got out and many thanks to them. >> reporter: that's why he and many others touched by the tragedy want answers from the fbi. did news corps reporters from their british tabloid newspaper attempt to hack cell phones? a group of lawmakers made a
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 7:00am EDT
brooks arrested over the weekend and the top police officer resigning. jeffrey kofman has more. >> reporter: good morning to you. it's incredible. this scandal unfolding with lightning speed. the air around murdoch himself is getting awfully thin. will where will all of this stop? daughter. just a week ago, he indicated that saving her was as important to saving his global empire. but this crisis well beyond his control. brooks, former editor of his now-closed news of the world. on friday, she resigned. on sunday she was arrested and questioned about alleged criminal activity while she was at the helm. >> it's very unusual for somebody to be arrested by appointment on sunday. there could be operational reasons for that. >> reporter: as the news tighten, the focus turns to his murdoch's son, james. rupert murdoch hoped that james would take over the family empire that is now not clear either will survive. >> there was a particular settlement that i authorized and was said with information -- i acted on advice of executives. >> there's more. last late night, the head of scotland
ABC
Jul 22, 2011 2:05am PDT
-wife brooke mueller. she's admitted to having some drug issues. we sort of detailed that here in the skinny. how she's really been struggling with addictions but wants to be able to take care of her kids. brooke's mom has really stepped in to help take care of these twins. >> someone needs to. >> bree olson, one of the goddesses, said sheen was a great father. >> who really knows what's going on with all of that. >> there you go. you can see e e interview. abcnews.com. pop by if you want to see more of that interview. >> speaking of children. >> yep. >> a little update on the palin clan. i think we talked about this earlier yesterday. this photo basically came out showing brita hansen, who is the wife of sarah palin's eldest son whose name is track. gawker first published this photo showing her very, very pregnant. now they say less than two months after the wedding she is several months pregnant. meaning more than two months. do a little math there, carry the one. >> some people are saying she's like seven, eight months pregnant. >> shotgun. >> seven, eight months along, could be a shotgun
FOX
Jul 19, 2011 11:00pm EDT
is investigating. rebecca brooks also testified denying paying police for information. news corp is the parent company of fox 5. >>> she pleaded guilty of federal charges and facing prison time. leslie johnson immediately refused to step down from the prince georges county council. we went to check out her last session today. >>> here's a look at some of the other stories in the run-down. the news edge at 11:00 is coming right back.  prince georges county councilwoman leslie johnson showed up today for the final legislation session before the summer recess. after pleading guilt tow corruption charges, she said she would resign at the end of the month but some want her gone immediately. karen gray houston reports. >> reporter: luck luck her presence was noticed frequently beginning. >> i would like to ask to pray for the family of mr. david wayne williams who was killed in his district 6 home this past week. >> reporter: it was as if nothing had happened. but both she and her husband, jack johnson, the former county executive are awaiting sentencing after pleadin
MSNBC
Jul 18, 2011 6:00am EDT
britain's largest paper. one of rupert murdock's people is going to test. brooks was released on bail after being arrested over the weekend. she was heading the news corp. media division when she stepped down. she turned herself in and is cooperating with police but continues to deny any wrong doing. late last night, london's police commissioner abruptly resigned. the head of police there. paul stevenson announcing he's leaving his post that his unit they are investigating was corrupt. had close ties with news international's now defunct news of the world. pat, i want to invite you in on this. where does this go? it's clear how cozy the relationship was between the politicians and the media. >> right now, it's going up to james murdock. quite frankly, people are going to seize upon this. it's a disaster in england. there was a bribery scandal. the head of scotland yard is going to resign. i think they are going to try to bring it to the united states. i don't know that anything has been done here. somebody might have hacked into the 9/11 folks. i don't think the wall street journal ha
CNN
Jul 11, 2011 3:00am PDT
with the chief executive of his newspaper division, rebekah brooks, headed up "news of the world" and murdoch is publicly backing her, insisting she didn't know what was happening. the final edition of the paper was published yesterday. 5 million copies were printed, that's nearly twice the usual run. the paper also issued a full page apology. dan rivers is live in london this morning with more on this. a lot of people wanted to get their hands on that final edition. >> yeah. it's ironic, isn't it? a paper that has been the subject of such revulsion here, and public outcry, when they announced they were putting out that final edition they had to double the print run, such was the demand. i suppose many think of it going to be a piece of history, really. it's been going for 168 years. it is an institution here. now news perhaps victims of 9/11 could also have been targeted by the illegal practices of the "news of the world," hacking into their phones. this has not been confirmed by cnn. this is coming from a newspaper here, a rival tabloid, "the daily mirror" saying a former new york policeman
FOX News
Jul 15, 2011 6:00am EDT
international just resigned. brooks under pressure after the news of the world was implicated in a phone hacking scandal. the chairman of the newscorp, rupert murdoch and his son james plan to appear before british lawmakers on tuesday to answer questions about the scandal. newscorp is the parent company of fox news. former democratic candidate john edwards offered -- ordered to stand trial on corruption charges in october. a judge denying his lawyer's requests for more time. he's accused of illegally using more than a million dollars in campaign funds to cover up his affair with rielle hunter. steve? >> thank you, brian. we've all heard of racial profiling. get ready for what some are calling facial profiling. it's a new technology offered to police departments across the country, the gizmo right there, it's actually part of an iphone attaches to the back of an iphone and then lets officers capture a person's photo from five feet away and it searches that photo through a national criminal data base to see if there's a match. some say that's an invasion of privacy. we have bill johnson, the exe
CNN
Jul 9, 2011 3:00am PDT
was watching brook baldwin out there yesterday. she said she went to space camp growing up. >> of course she did. that's brooke. brooke is one of those adventurous people i know. you're right. it's amazing to see. yeah, we all grew up with this. so many of us did. this is the thing. as incredible and dramatic as the liftoff is. in some respects i have to think many people might agree. landing is even more impressive. i was speaking with the executive producer about this yesterday. when one of these things lands and it goes back into the stratosphere of 17,500 miles per hour, it's like a rock with wings. and when it lands, when it comes in it has one chance because it's not powered. it can't go past the three-mile strip of pavement where it's going to land. it has one opportunity. >> wait a minute. you know glide ratio. did you go to space camp? >> no, i did not. but i wish i had. i feel like i missed out. >> you can still do it. >> got to try. >> thanks. appreciate it. >>> how about this, the new unemployment report is now giving republican presidential candidates even more ammunition agains
CNN
Jul 16, 2011 3:00am PDT
to account. it failed when it came to it self. rebekah brooks oversaw the news of the world. she resigned. another head of murdoch's companies has stepped down as well. we will take a closer look at the man behind news corp and news international. we are talking about rupert murdo murdoch. more on him and how he got his start in australia. that is coming up. >>> we turn to washington d.c. and the debate over raising the debt ceiling. no debate talks are scheduled for this weekend after a week of talks. the u.s. actually hit its debt limit in may, but we have a deadline of august 2nd now. that is the deadline for getting it raised because that is the day we won't be able to pay some of our bills in the u.s. the stumbling block in the debates are taxes. spending cuts are the way to go. democrats say, however, you need to do away with the tax breaks for wealthy people. the president called on the people to compromise cutting the combining spending cuts with ending tax breaks on the wealthy. we got a response from the republicans. saying we have been down this road before and republicans will
FOX
Jul 15, 2011 7:00am EDT
. rebecca brooks is stepping down in the wake of the scandal at the paper. she's the biggest casualty so far of the phone hacking controversy. rupert murdoch suspended brooks and refused to accept her resignation. they agreed to answer questions next week. fox 5 is owned by news corp. >>> a fire at holy cross hospital in silver spring overnight forces the evacuation of some patients. but they are all okay this morning. we get more on this big story from sherri ly live in silver spring. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the hospital remained open and those patients were only evacuated to another area of the building. the fire was put out in about 20 minutes. but it did cause for some tense moments when smoke filled part of the hospital. the hospital workers quickly mobilized, but its emergency plan was put into action. the fire first reported around 11:15 on the third floor of the hospital last night where the labor and delivery suites are located. those patients were safely evacuated. no patient care or deliveries were interrupted. the fire was not inside the building, but it appears
MSNBC
Jul 12, 2011 12:00pm EDT
're summoning rupert murdoch, his son and rebecca brooks at the heart of this scandal from the beginning. s the important to note this is not like a u.s. subpoena to appear. it's unclear what kind of legal grounds there are to compel them to show up. it's kind of like a firm ichb tags. if they do, they would be expected to answer some questions on tuesday. there's some theory that perhaps murdoch would want this opportunity to defend his corporation and also as you know, he is pending a very large media deal here worth billions of dollars that he wants to continue to support. and wants the government here to support. richard? >> stephanie as we do look at what's happening so far, has there been any response or have we heard anything from brown anything as of yet? >> the media allegations over the last 24 hours show a concerted campaign by rupert murdoch's papers to go after brown and go after his personal information financial and in one case medical as well. brown responded today after lots of media conch on this issue he was particularly passionate in an interview with the bbc over an inc
NBC
Jul 20, 2011 11:00am EDT
have no knowledge. >> i can't answer. i don't know. >> reporter: les hinton and rebekah brooks, who resigned from their positions last friday, both formally led the newspaper arm. later in the day, brooks faced questions by herself from the same panel. she was arrested on sunday over allegations of phone hacking and payments to police for information. she, too, denies any wrongdoing or any knowledge of wrongdoing. >> i have never paid a policeman myself. >> reporter: but for the murdochs, the day was not just about defending themselves. they were trying to salvage the reputation of news corp.. >> the "news of the world" is less than 1% of our company. i employ 53,000 people around the world. >> reporter: in just two weeks, the second largest media company in the world has come under withering attack. >> and it is our determination to both put things right, make sure these things don't happen again. >> reporter: it is widely believed that james wants the top job at news corp. himself, but for the moment, that position isn't open. >> mr. murdoch, have you considered resigning? >> no.
NBC
Jul 14, 2011 6:00pm EDT
to death yesterday inside his bowie home. today police arrested john haston and craig brooks in connection with that death. investigators believe the two men were posing as pepco workers when they went to williams' home. police say this was not a random crime. >> we do know that mr. williams is a local business owner here in the county. and we believe that he was targeted, because he was a business owner. maybe the suspects believed that he had funds inside the home. so therefore, we know that robbery was the motive. >> both haston and brooks are facing murder and robbery charges. >>> water service has been restored in prince george's county after a massive water main break in capital heights. it was a 20-inch water main that broke just before 10:00 yesterday morning. it happened in the 500 block of hampton park boulevard in capital heights. water service was restored to 31 businesses about 2:00 this afternoon. that road, however, will remain closed until it can be repaved sometime tomorrow. >>> coming up on the broadcast tonight, a man carjacked a woman and her child. that mother did the
CBS
Jul 18, 2011 6:00pm EDT
will be conducted. brooks was arrested over the weekend and released on jail. she spent hours answering questions about what she knew about hacking while she was in charge. >> she is not guilty of any criminal offense. >>> police have arrested at least 10 people in connection with the investigation. but no one has been charged with any crime yet. in london, tina krauss. >>> tomorrow's hearings in parliament will be televised. sky news reports that news corp. has hired a senior lawyer to conduct an internal probe. >>> time now to look at some of the stories you will find on tomorrow's edition of baltimore sun. the state is looking for a new way to direct revenue by collecting taxes on travel sites. for these stories and more look for tomorrow's edition of baltimore sun. >>> we have sad news to report, kelly saunders has died of cancer. she worked here at wjz in the 80s and 90s. she was the first woman in the nation to do a pa job at a major league baseball game. leading the way for other women to follow. saunders was just 68 years old when she died and of course our staff here will miss her very m
CNN
Jul 12, 2011 8:00am PDT
summoned murdoch's son james and former "news of the world" editor rebecca brooks. >>> in london today, the parents of murdered teen milly met political leaders in parliament. salley and bob say the phone hacking investigation nuft look at politician's ties to the media, and dowlers say it fueled this. they were given false hope she was alive. it led to other disclosures of hacking or hacking attempts that reached all the way to the royal throne. >>> well, stocks are treading water today. the dow chips have been moving between positive and negative territory all morning. the dow jones down about 16 points or so. investors are perhaps taking a breather on negotiations over the debt ceiling playing out in washington. >>> president obama says there's a groundhog day feeling at the white house. he and congressional leaders immediate again today to work on a deal to raise the nation's borrowing limit. republicans are insisting on deep cuts only. the president wants to close tax loopholes as well. now, the debt ceiling deadline is three weeks from today. and so far, nobody is blinking. >>> i
FOX News
Jul 19, 2011 6:00am EDT
rupert murdoch, his son james and former international head rebecca brooks will be grilled by parliament today in the u.k. over the phone hacking sandal. the hearings will be broadcast on fox newschannel. news international is owned by our parent company. they arrested a guy that tried bringing four pounds of meth into the united states inside his motorcycle helmet. in a separate incident, agents arrested a mexican woman for allegedly stuffing six pounds of meth in her brazeer. oh, boy. >> atf acting director kenneth melson claims the department of justice stonewalled congressional investigators into the failed fast and furious program to protect political appointees. the program put thousands of guns from the united states into the hands of mexican drug cartels and now an amendment that classifies data on those guns is sponsoring that event. it's named for a former u.s. representative from kansas' fourth congressional district and he joins us right now in washington, d.c. congressman, what bothers you most about this? >> well, what bothers me most is that about the same time they star
MSNBC
Jul 15, 2011 5:00am EDT
network in england just reported news international ceo rebekah brooks has resigned. >>> controversy continues to swirl around the military's don't ask don't tell poll seeshlgs banning openly gay service members. despite congress voting to end the 17-year-old policy last year. yesterday the obama administration asked a federal appeals court to reconsider an order it made last week for an immediate end to don't ask don't tell. the court ruled since the process of repealing the policy was well under way, there was no reason to continue enforcing it. but the justice department is arguing ending the ban now would eliminate a timetable established last year that was designed to promote an orderly transition. >>> here is your first look at some other news going on around america. a severe storm led to a tragic turn of events in utah. heavy rain washed away a road, creating a massive sinkhole that caused a father to crash into the edge of the 30-foot deep and 40-foot wide crater instantly killing his daughter. another motorist drove into the sinkhole but suffered only minor injuries. >>> if
CNN
Jul 6, 2011 7:00pm PDT
and get nowhere. >> i want to read you something the "new york times" columnist david brooks wrote the other day. he said if the republican party were a normal party it would take advantage of this amazing moment. it is being offered the deal in the century. trillions of dollars of spending cuts -- he said somehow if all this collapses it is you, the republicans who will be blamed. is he receipt? >> i think part of the problem is they're talking about $2 trillion in spending cuts, but over a 10 to 15-year period. we can't bind future congresses so there's no guarantee that any of those cuts occur. lindsay -- said if interest rates go up two points you'll have 5 trillion extra in spending on interest. if you look at the exploding charts on spending and debt, it's going to be driven by interest in the next ten years. so i don't think we can count on and trust congress to do what they say they're going to do for ten years. i don't personally trust the body of congress to do what they say. or any of their promises. that's why i would only trust it if we actually amended the constitutio
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